Combine water, sugar, yeast, salt,oil and vanilla in bowl let stand for 5 minutes
Stir in the half cup of cocoa powder and the first cup and a half of flour with a heavy spoon. Add more flour a little at a time as needed, stirring until dough becomes too stiff to continue stirring easily. Add a little more flour and begin kneading. The amount of flour is approximate–your mileage may vary! Continue adding flour and kneading until the dough is smooth and elastic. Beware it is a sticky dough!
allow to rise to double
after the first rise and second knead cut the dough into chunks drudge in melted butter and coat with sugar mix
1 stick REAL butter melted in bowl
1 cup sugar
4 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa (I used special dark)
place them in a greased pan I use bundt cake pan allow to rise 1 hour
and bake at 350 for apx 30 minutes
I cover mine with foil to keep top from being over baked
you may also want to place foil under the pan to save on clean up :)
when you remove from oven invert on a severing plate and yummy time
1 cup powered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
enough milk (2-4 tablespoons) for good drizzling and drizzle lavishly!!